This is a very important story. A unique story submitted to reddit in the last day by the user beeperone titled The Kochtopus: sprawling network keeps David Koch’s legacy thriving is gaining some traction, having got 7 comments already at the time of writing. You can read the initial story (posted by theguardian.com) at this link. This was posted at 2019-08-24 12:11:39 and has an ID of cuorxy. Here are some initial comments on what’s going on:
- “The Koch brothers created a hydra which has spent as much effort, or more, buying legislators and legislation to keep every cent than they h… (limiting to 140 characters)”, posted by the user kstinfo at 2019-08-24 14:44:30. We judge this to be a negative comment and one that is objective.
- “They bought it and they broke it. A whole country. They call it charitable giving. Totally Orwellian.“, posted by the user tsukinin at 2019-08-24 12:57:46. We judge this to be a negative comment and one that is subjective.
- “”The death of David Koch, announced on Friday, severs a fraternal partnership with Charles that has been a driving force of Americas increa… (limiting to 140 characters)”, posted by the user beeperone at 2019-08-24 12:18:32. We judge this to be a negative comment and one that is objective.
- “The same people who try to shame people like me for being happy that this asshole finally died are the same people who rejoice when someone … (limiting to 140 characters)”, posted by the user SewAlone at 2019-08-24 12:17:48. We judge this to be a negative comment and one that is subjective.
As this is something very close to me, we are digging deeper into this development and will update this post as soon as we know more.
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